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Western Australia Curbs on Emissions

Mar 10, 2019

Western Australia’s Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)  has announced tough new measures aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions from large projects.This proposal could deter investment in the natural gas-rich state, a report in Reuters said quoting resource companies…

SEA\LNG Welcomes Vancouver Fraser Port

Mar 08, 2019

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Vancouver Fraser Port  is the first North America port member to join the industry group…

World Bank Targets Offshore Wind Markets

Mar 07, 2019

The World Bank Group announced a new program to advance the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries and emerging markets.The World Bank and  International Finance Corporation (IFC) will help these markets evaluate their offshore…

Rotor Sail gets Type Approval

Mar 05, 2019

Norsepower Oy Ltd., which provides auxiliary wind propulsion for ships, said its Rotor Sail Solution has received the first-ever type approval design certificate granted to an auxiliary wind propulsion system onboard a commercial ship.The type…

LNG Meets IMO Goals: SEA\LNG

Mar 01, 2019

The consortium promoting the commercial case for liquefied natural gas (LNG), SEA\LNG, believes LNG is a viable pathway to meet the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)’s 2050 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) targets.The maritime industry really has…

NOIA Applauds Wheeler’s Confirmation

Mar 01, 2019

NOIA President Randall Luthi released the following statement after the Senate voted to confirm Andrew Wheeler as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator:“NOIA congratulates Andrew Wheeler and applauds the Senate following his confirmation as EPA Administrator…

Spliethoff Gets Green Loan From ING, EIB

Mar 01, 2019

Dutch banking group ING and the European Investment Bank said they will provide a EUR 110 million ($123 million) loan to Dutch ship management firm Spliethoff’s Bevrachtingskantoor B.V. for retrofitting vessels with exhaust gas cleaning systems…

Senate Confirms Wheeler to lead EPA

Feb 28, 2019

The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's candidate, a former coal lobbyist, to lead the nation's top environmental regulator, infuriating Democrats and conservation groups who said his policies were endangering public health…

Environmental Concerns to Lift LNG Demand

Feb 25, 2019

China LNG demand soars amid push to reduce pollution; LNG demand to reach 384 mln tonnes in 2020 -Shell.Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade is set to rise 11 percent this year as China leads a global drive to reduce pollution and tackle carbon emissions…

Coal's Uncertain Future and Glencore's Output Cap

Feb 22, 2019

It's been weird in the coal world in recent days, with the world's largest shipper saying it's capping output, biggest seaborne buyer China putting restrictions on some imports, and an Australian court saying mines must factor in climate change…

Ballard Joins H2Ports Project

Feb 21, 2019

Ballard Power Systems Europe is providing technology to H2Ports project which will see Valencia’s port in Spain become the first in Europe to incorporate hydrogen energy in its operations.The developer and manufacturer of proton exchange membrane…

TransCanada Restarts Portion of Keystone Pipeline

Feb 19, 2019

TransCanada Corp restarted a section of the Keystone oil pipeline on Tuesday, following a leak in Missouri earlier this month, company spokesman Terry Cunha said.TransCanada had shut an arm of Keystone from Steele City, Nebraska to Patoka, Illinois on Feb…

Porthos CCUS Project Getting Ready

Feb 12, 2019

Port of Rotterdam Authority, Dutch natural gas infrastructure and transportation company  Gasunie and Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN) are preparing a CCUS (Carbon Capture Usage and Storage) project, in which CO₂ from industry will be transported…

ICS Hopes for Zero CO2 Fuels

Feb 11, 2019

International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) believes that the 2020 global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade with profound implications for the economics of shipping.However, there are even more profound changes to come…

Seismic Surveys Delayed in US Arctic

Feb 11, 2019

There will be no seismic exploration this winter on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Interior Department said on Friday, after the company seeking permission to conduct the tests ran out of time to get the required permit…

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